Public Relations in Oregon

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Schools Offering Public Relations Programs in Oregon


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in public relations. In other words, every year an estimated 174 public relations professionals graduate from Oregon's 2 public relations schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon with a public relations program is University of Oregon, which is located in Eugene. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. In 2010, 168 students graduated from University of Oregon's public relations program. University of Oregon charged in-state students $8,190 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon that has a public relations program is The Art Institute of Portland. The Art Institute of Portland, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Portland. In 2010, The Art Institute of Portland graduated 6 students from its public relations program. The Art Institute of Portland charged in-state students $17,416 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oregon's public relations schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,803 per year, though tuition can range from $17,416 per year to $8,190 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oregon public relations schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The Art Institute of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $17,416 per year
  2. University of Oregon - located in Eugene, students are charged $8,190 per year

The public relations schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. University of Oregon - located in Eugene, students are charged $8,190 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $17,416 per year

A public relations degree from an Oregon school... what next?

The Oregon counties with the largest populations of public relations professional are:

  1. Clackamas County - 740 public relations professionals
  2. Lane County - 100 public relations professionals
  3. Marion County - 70 public relations professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of public relations professionals in the state of Oregon will grow to 1,280. This would require a 12% growth in the profession.

Salary

public relations professionals in Oregon earn $86,890 per year on average. However, Oregon public relations professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $27,610 per year to more than $152,920 per year in 2010. On average public relations professional earn the most in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Clackamas County - $94,540 per year
  2. Marion County - $77,380 per year
  3. Jackson County - $70,840 per year

The Oregon counties with the lowest average salary for public relations professionals are:

  1. Deschutes County - $52,390 per year
  2. Lane County - $68,190 per year
  3. Jackson County - $70,840 per year

The public relations professionals with highest average salaries in Oregon were:

  1. Public Relations Manager - $86,890 per year

On average, the lowest paid public relations professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Public Relations Manager - $86,890 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in public relations in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or advertising, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations in Oregon

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,822 miles from location University of Oregon Eugene OR 38.7849 33% 22,335
7,762 miles from location The Art Institute of Portland Portland OR 23.2099 97% 1,925
 

Curious what studying Public Relations gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers + 990 $86,890 17.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are public relations related jobs in Oregon